About us

In times of progressing globalisation, constant changes in the environment, in private life and in business, we need a valuable partner as never before. Warning of changes and preparation for them means creating a world on strong and proven foundations.

 

Colonnade is made up of people who listen to the needs of others. We work in the insurance industry, having close contact with problems, expectations, and requirements. We know how important the role of insurance is in everyday life. We create them by learning directly from people. That is why we emphasise that our insurance is inspired by people.

Why us?

A.M. Best Company rating (Excellent)
stabile perspective.

A wide product offer for individual clients and companies.

Direct cooperation with an experienced team.

Additional services for brokers – the Colonnade University, the Colonnade Platform.

Successful claim settlement – we settle on average 35,000 of them per year.

Colonnade in Europie

Colonnade Insurance S.A. (Colonnade) is a company registered in Luxembourg, entirely owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, incorporated for the strategic expansion of Fairfax’s insurance activity in Central and Eastern Europe. We operate through branches in Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, and a subsidiary in Ukraine.

 

We offer products for individual and corporate clients, including:

  • property and energy insurance,

  • liability insurance, including directors and officers liability insurance,

  • home, motor, travel and accident insurance.

over 450
experienced specialists
7
countries

We are part of Fairfax

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a holding company operating in the financial services sector. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in property and personal insurance, reinsurance, and investment management. Fairfax was founded in 1985 by the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, V. Prem Watsa. The company has been under present management since 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (under the symbol FFH and in U.S. dollars under the symbol FFH.U.). Fairfax insurance and reinsurance companies operate on the basis of decentralisation and autonomous management teams in each country. More information about the holding is available at www.fairfax.ca

 

Our priority is to provide excellent client service and the development of innovative insurance products in Central and Eastern Europe.

140
profit centers
9 000
employees
32
countries in which we offer services
$15.5 billion
premiums in 2018

Experts with many years of experience:

Karina Dyksińska-Goc

Karina Dyksińska-Goc

Operations and Projects Delivery Manager

I manage the area of operations in the company, which includes client service and insurance policy administration, project management as well as IT systems and support.

Marek Gurbała

Marek Gurbała

Head of Sales and Marketing

I am responsible for the Colonnade’s sales and marketing activities.

Wiktor Zasadziński

Wiktor Zasadziński

Head of Claims

I manage the company’s Claim Settlement Department.

Konrad Piech

Konrad Piech

Legal Counsel

I am responsible for the legal service of the Branch.

Magda Zasina

Magdalena Zasina

HR Manager

I watch over the personnel matters and the development of members of the Colonnade’s team.

Our values

We are honest and reliable
We are focused on results
We are part of a team – with no exuberant “ego”
We value loyalty
We work hard, but not at the expense of our families
We are enterprising
We encourage to take carefully thought-out risk
We learn from our mistakes